Eidgah is not a playground, only for prayers: Darakhshan Andrabi

Srinagar- Waqf Council Chairman Darakshan Andrabi said Eidgah is for prayers and not for play.

She said some people had illegally built houses there and were running businesses there, which is against the norm and illegal.

“It’s a 650-channel waqf land that is operated by those who play and has been divided into three parts by the people. The three parts of the divided land are part of Eidgah,” she said.

She added that there are rules and regulations for everything and unfortunately some people go on a looting spree that cannot be tolerated at any cost.

It is pertinent to mention that the Waqf council has recently taken a series of measures to end the previous practices, including fixing the new rent, removing the Mujavirs and their donation boxes from the shrines..

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Syed Mohamed Burhan

Syed Mohammad Burhan holds a master’s degree in mass communications and works as a City Reporter at the Kashmir Observer. He tweets @syedmohammad313

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